Conferences & Events
C.O.R.E. (Chapter Officer Retreat for Excellence)
Early in the school year, we take our chapter officers for an activity-packed, 3-day/2-night retreat up in the North Georgia mountains. CORE is designed to provide Georgia TSA local chapter officers with an opportunity to develop interpersonal and leadership skills, gain necessary knowledge and abilities to carry out the duties of their individual offices, prepare a Chapter Program of Work for the upcoming year and bond with their fellow officers. CORE is held at The Kaplan Mitchell Retreat and Conference Center in Clayton, GA every September. [Cost estimate: $125]
This event is held at the Georgia National Fair Grounds in Perry, Georgia during CTSO week in October. At Tech Day, students have the opportunity to compete in various competitions to win Fair Award Ribbons and cash awards for themselves and their chapter. A GATSA rally helps get students pumped up and then compete in 11 uniquely GA TSA contests! In addition, attendees have the opportunity to purchase discounted, all-day ride passes to enjoy the fair. [Cost estimate: $25, plus food and rides]
Fall Leadership Conference (#LEADERCON)
Our annual Fall Leadership Conference – “Leadercon” takes us to the beach in Savannah to increase our leadership, communication, and team building skills by attending hands-on workshops, seminars and general sessions. This conference also provides for chapter members and advisors to gain knowledge and skills in relation to our Competitive events Program by attending hands on workshops, seminars, and sessions during our Technical Sessions. In addition we have four signature events on site, a VEX State Qualifier Tournament, a First Lego League Tournament, a Georgia Electrathon Rally, depending on interest, a VEX IQ Tournament and, of course Leadercon wouldn’t be complete without our popular Armada Boat Race! [Cost Estimate: $225]
State Leadership Conference
State Leadership is designed to TSA members the opportunity to increase their leadership, communication, and team building skills by seminars and general sessions and competing in competitive events. This conference provides over 75 events for middle and high school students to compete in, as well as several GA TSA only events. Students can win trophies, finalist pins and National Conference Travel Scholarships as well as gain critical feedback to prepare their event entries for competition on the national level. State Conference is held every March in Athens, GA. [Cost Estimate: $180]
National Leadership Conference
TSA members throughout the nation all agree that for them, the highlight of the school year is unquestionably the annual national conference. The TSA national conference is packed with competitive events and challenging activities that foster personal growth and leadership development. Each year TSA members are offered these and many more opportunities at the national conference. The Conference travels around the country, including cities like Atlanta, Orlando, Nashville, and Washington DC. [No cost estimate available]
How do I go??
Our conferences are open to all TitansTSA members in good standing, maintaining passing grades, and ready to participate in as many events as possible. Watch the web site for news about upcoming events. Make sure you provide all required forms, hit all the deadlines, and carefully read all the competition rules.